Browsing: Abu Dhabi

Afghan refugees living in limbo at a United Arab Emirates (UAE) facility for over a year since being evacuated from Afghanistan held protests today over what they say is a slow and opaque resettlement process. https://twitter.com/gchahal/status/1619378218510995456 Pictures and videos shared with BNN showed children, women, and men protesting inside the camp in Abu Dhabi. Men, women, and children chanting “we want justice” “It has been eight months since we went through all the processes of our case, but the flight is not done.” said a refugee named Ahmad in the camp. Residents in the camp have been housed there awaiting…

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Bangladesh has been elected as a member of the 21-member Council of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) for the Asia-Pacific group for the term 2023-2024. The Council is responsible for facilitating consultation and cooperation among IRENA members and reviewing the draft work program, draft budget and annual report. The election took place during the 13th annual meeting of IRENA which was held from January 14th to 15th at the IRENA headquarters in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A delegation of five members from Bangladesh, led by the Bangladesh Ambassador to the UAE and Permanent Representative to IRENA, Abu Zafar,…

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South Korea’s President Yoon Suk Yeol met with UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed on Sunday to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation in the fields of energy, investment, and defense, according to reports. Yoon, who was accompanied by First Lady Kim Keon-hee, was greeted by UAE President Sheikh Mohamed at the Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi with an official reception attended by sheikhs and senior officials from both sides. To begin Yoon’s first official visit to the UAE as president, the two leaders reviewed bilateral relations, discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in various fields, and exchanged perspectives on a…

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